MONROE TWP. – Three weeks and four days before the mid-term elections, dozens of Clarion County business professionals, elected officials and state representatives gathered at the Park Inn by Radisson last Friday morning for the annual Legislative Fall Breakfast.
KITTANNING – Recommendations made last week by the Armstrong County Prison Board to add staffing at the county jail will be taken up today (Wednesday) by the county’s Salary Board. However, early indications are that the two boards may not see eye-to-eye.
KELLERSBURG – Leisure Acres Llamas, located outside Kellersburg in the rolling hills of northern Armstrong County, is home to 22 fiber-bearing animals and their owners, Charles and Sonia Leach. A source of high-quality and very warm yarn, the llamas are kept for the pleasure of their company…
MONROE TWP. – Traveling from Oregon to New York may seen fairly routine, unless your mode of transportation is a bicycle. This is exactly what cyclist Brent Bundy has done to raise awareness of breast cancer for six of the past 12 years.
NEW BETHLEHEM – Members of the Redbank Valley High School Robotics Team will once again put their engineering, design and marketing skills to the test as they construct a working robot that will go head-to-head with similar robots from other regional school districts in a competition next weekend.
EAST BRADY – As excess storm water continues to cause issues along Verner Street in East Brady, borough officials are once again hoping to obtain grant funding to alleviate the problem.
EMLENTON – Emclaire Financial Corp., the parent holding company of Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, announced Monday that, as of October 1, it has completed the acquisition of Community First Bancorp Inc. of Reynoldsville, and its banking subsidiary Community First Bank.
RIMERSBURG – A 56-year-old Rimersburg woman is facing charges following an alleged stand-off with police at her home along Chestnut Street in Rimersburg Borough on Sept. 24.
SOUTH BETHLEHEM – South Bethlehem Borough Council members weighed taxing group homes within the borough, replacing non-functioning fire hydrants along Broad Street and reimbursing volunteer emergency responders during the regular meeting on Monday evening.
LEATHERWOOD – A Porter Township outdoorsman harvests more than wild game from the woods and fields of Western Pennsylvania. John Royer IV is always on the lookout for edible mushrooms nesting on the forest floor or clinging to tree trunks.